Month: February 2017

What is Grit and Why Is it Important?

If you’re incorporating character strengths in your classroom, consider starting with grit. What is “grit”? Grit is the combination of persistence and resilience. Persistence requires the ability to work through struggles and maintain focus on actions that matter in order to achieve the desired result. Angela…

Sketchnotes | What Are They and How Do I Use Them?

Students Will Learn More With Sketchnotes Sketch notes can be a relief to some students. You have probably seen that student who prefers to doodle than take notes? Every teacher knows that right-brained learner. Maybe you were one of them.I was that kid. Pictures have always…

Homework | Is It Necessary?

Is Homework Even Necessary? Teachers have the ability to design worlds of wonder for their students. They decide what matters, and make it matter. When backed with passion, I’m convinced that a good teacher could make watching paint dry an unforgettable event. This unique super power…

How to Create a Blog Post Fast [5 easy Tips]

Create A Blog Post With These 5 Tips When was the last time you read a great blog post? Crafting quality content for your blog becomes easier as you get more experience and find your voice as a writer. Writing a blog post can be intimidating if…